Health & Fitness course

Health & Fitness

Get fitter, healthier and well prepared for higher education all the while gaining a New Zealand qualification! Under the guidance of an encouraging and supportive tutor who has coaching and fitness expertise, learners will gain confidence, skills, knowledge and self-management strategies while engaging in sports and fitness activities.  You won’t even realise that you are learning valuable academic and life skills because you will be having so much fun!


This programme is focused on practical activities designed to increase your confidence, fitness and well being, whilst raising your study and work skills.  The course is a solid stepping stone onto higher learning in any field of your choice.  Why not schedule a visit or enrol now, because you can start ANY week day!


ZERO fees, Student Allowances are available to eligible Students via StudyLink

20 weeks, full time (part time options available and course length can be extended based upon the needs of the individual learner)*

Kerikeri, Whangārei 

Free or subsidised transport may be available

Start date:
Any week day throughout the year


Qualifications gained: 
New Zealand Certificate in Foundation Skills (Level 1)
Graduates will also have gained the necessary literacy and numeracy unit standards towards NCEA  

Entry criteria:
16 and older, or 15 years old with a Ministry of Education early leaving exemption, NZ citizen or Permanent Resident currently living in New Zealand. You must have a level of physical fitness to enable you to deal with the practical elements of the programme, and you must not already hold a level 2 qualification. All students will be interviewed prior to enrolment to ensure the suitability of the programme to your needs and aims.


Further education pathways and career options:
Graduates will be capable of moving into a wide range of Level 2 programmes to further their studies, graduates are not bound to specific industries or streams.  The NZ Certificate in Foundation Skills includes 60 credits towards NCEA and further study at RTC in Automotive, Building, Hospitality, Forestry or ICT programmes will include the remaining credits to gain NCEA Level 1 and Level 2.


With Regent Training Centre, now everyone can learn.

*This is an external extension only and Student Allowances will no longer apply on extension.